La Marzocco receive European accolade November 30 2016

You may have seen La Marzocco equipment at one or many of our competitions or coffee events. Known for their exceptional quality this coffee equipment brand has been recognised internationally as Best Equipment Supplier at the European Coffee Awards. 

Read the Press Release below

FLORENCE, Italy – La Marzocco ranked first in “Best Equipment Supplier – Europe”, awarded at the latest European Coffee Awards, which brought together influential network representatives and celebrated outstanding achievements within the industry.

On Tuesday evening, at the Hilton Hotel Budapest in Hungary, La Marzocco took part at the prestigious annual European Coffee Awards ceremony, now in its ninth year and an integral part of the European Coffee Symposium.

The event, launched by Allegra Events, aims to recognize and promote company and individual excellence across the European coffee shop and food-to-go sector.

In recent weeks, members of the coffee sector and consumers across Europe were invited to elect their favorite brands – whether a chain, roaster, independent coffee shop or equipment supplier – for which La Marzocco was elected number one.

In the company of leaders in the field, La Marzocco’s Managing Director, Guido Bernardinelli, General Manager of La Marzocco UK & Ireland, Paul Kelly, and local partner Mate Gergely of Expresso Cafè kft, gratefully accepted the award on behalf of the company, global staff, international distributors and the specialty coffee community.

About La Marzocco

La Marzocco, founded in 1927 by the Bambi brothers, has traditionally specialized in producing high end, hand crafted professional espresso coffee machines geared towards excellence, a quality cup and style.

1939, La Marzocco patented the first machine with a horizontal boiler, an industry standard still today, and the first of a series of important innovations, such as the dual boiler with saturated groups.

Tradition, research, quality and reliability are factors that distinguish the company.

Highly specialized staff oversees each stage of production for every machine, which are made by hand to order for each customer.

In this manner, the boundless experience and professional pride of the Bambi brothers has continued for over eighty-five years.

The company is headquartered near Florence, Italy, with offices in Auckland, Barcelona, London, Melbourne, Milan, Seattle, Seoul and Sydney.

La Marzocco has over 280 employees and produces espresso coffee machines and grinders that are exported to over 100 countries with the support of its distributors and partners, making La Marzocco’s presence known on the 5 continents.


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